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. >> miss wong. >> yes. >> miss fewer. >> yes. >> miss maufus. >> yes. >> miss mendoza and murase. >> yes. >> miss wynns. >> aye. >> and mr. yee. >> aye. >> item p, consent calendar resolutions severed for board discussion and immediate action, i think was one, commissioner maufus? thank you, president yee. thank you, i just had a question and this is very similar to the questions that i always ask, this description of services coordination of academic intervention and volunteer support for struggling students, could i get more detail on that? thank you. >> thank you, commissioner. this is margaret khu, assistant superintendent. >> and so greten elementary school has a reading intervention program that is supported by the pta and parent volunteers. and so they do school-wide sst to identify the needs of all students and then they do quarterly ssds to focus on students who are struggling in reading. and so the teachers in an sst team identify the reading needs of the students and the teacher gives the information of what students need to a coordinator. and this coordinator would coordinate
maufus? >> yes. >> miss mendosa. she is not here. >> mr. murase? >> aye. >> mr. yee. aye. >> six is. >> discussion of other education issues general education transportation for 2013, 2014 school year, superintendent carranza? >> thank you, i would like to ask orla okeff to take us through this. >> thank you, superintendent and commissioners, while we are setting up we actually have a powerpoint presentation that we are going to project for this and copies are going around for the commissioners and the staff and we also have copies of it available for the public if they would like to pick up copies of it. and we hope that the technology supports us. >> so commissioners this is, as for the last three years we have been in a process of rethinking general education transportation services. and we are in the presentation tonight, going to share what our budget reduction goals are for the 2013-14 school year. and go over what the approach for developing recommendations for year 3 of changes, and then going into a description of what those recommendations are. the impact of the changes, a
presentation. i think it's an important part to hear about. thank you. >> commissioner murase. >> i'm sorry. there is no response to that? that was for now and if you have a response and yes, i would like you to incorporate that understanding in your ongoing updates about this work. sorry. if you have something now i would most certainly like to hear about it. >> sorry about that. >> there is no question in order for us to be successful where we're seeing acceleration is because we're student centered but none of that is possible. we know that the teachers are at heart of this reform. some of the things you heard about today it's because teams of teachers are putting their heads together and are reflecting on student work. they're planning their lessons together. they're really being deliberate how they share some of their practices with one another. that's what makes a lot of this possible. our school communities are built on that community of professionals and yes leaderships critical to make sure the conditions are there for our teachers, but it's our teachers who make it happen
academic standards. [laughter] murase also, -- may i say also, i believe that what we may come out of this is because of the approval rating of congress is 11%, in case you missed it. we're down. >> none of them show up? >> i am trying to meet somebody below 11%. i would like -- in that 11%. i would like to ask them what they approve of that we are doing. [laughter] by the way, four former governors here. it is wonderful. there was a story of the chow line in the state prison. one inmate says, the food was a lot better here when you were governor. [laughter] >> that was in illinois. >> i tried it in illinois. >> i am relieved that we do not have a current governor of louisiana in jail. >> i think all of us in politics crave approval. that is part of that we want to do a job that constituents approve of. the high disapproval rating, if it stays the same, it will result in a political upheaval of some kind. i'm not sure, but neither party can govern and that low of and approve or rating without something happening sizable. i think the other thing is that this fiscal cliff, and i know
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